Augmented Reality Used in Lowe’s In-Store Navigation App

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s announced today (March 23, 2017) the launch of its Lowe’s Vision: In-Store Navigation app, the first retail application of indoor mapping using augmented reality. Leveraging Google’s augmented reality technology Tango, the app is designed to simplify the home improvement shopping experience. Beginning in April, customers visiting stores […]

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Diebold Nixdorf partners with Swedish software company Datema Retail for mobile self-scanning solutions

UTRECHT, Netherlands and SOLNA, Sweden, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) has formed a strategic partnership with Swedish software company Datema Retail for mobile self-scanning solutions as part of its strategy to drive connected commerce in the retail market. With the mobile self-scanning solutions of Datema Retail, Diebold Nixdorf is adding a […]

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Netatmo Security cameras, the smartest way to protect the house, roll out across the US in 800 Home Depot Stores

FRANCE, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Netatmo Security cameras, the smartest way to protect the house, roll out across the US in 800 Home Depot Stores. As more than 2.5 million home intrusions are reported every year in the United States, Americans are increasingly concerned about the security of their home. Thanks to their […]

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Cashless Drive will Push India’s Retail Sector to New High

Chennai, India, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Government’s ambition to make India a cashless economy was further vindicated by its recent Budget proposals for 2017-18 which have series of measures aiming at pushing cashless transactions even by small retailers across India. The government has made its intention clear when it first introduced Aadhaar […]

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BESTSELLER FOUNDATION partners with Samasource Kenya to connect people to digital work opportunities

BESTSELLER FOUNDATION partners with Samasource Kenya to connect people to digital work opportunities   BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — BESTSELLER FOUNDATION has partnered with Samasource Kenya to lift more people out of poverty by connecting them to digital work opportunities – and giving them a chance to create a better future for themselves. […]

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BLINGBY ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH BRITISH POP DUO OMYO

BLINGBY TURNS BAND’S MUSIC VIDEOS INTO UNIQUE SHOPPING EXPERIENCES; OMYO THE FIRST BAND TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ‘BLINGBY LIVE’ NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blingby has today announced a cutting-edge partnership with emerging British pop act OMYO, which sees its patented advertising technology turn the band’s music videos, concerts and more into […]

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NCR Leads India’s Financial Service Industry With Innovative Technologies

NCR continues to lead the financial services industry in India with innovative technologies that provide exceptional customer experiences CHENNAI, India, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (March 15, 2017 ) announced that its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Mahindra World City, in Chengalpet, Chennai has achieved the […]

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Build and Host Most Alexa Skills For Free Using Amazon Web Services

New program offers AWS promotional credits for developers to put toward their Alexa skill Tens of thousands of developers already building skills for Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Mar. 15, 2017) announced a new program that will make it free for tens of thousands of Alexa developers to build and […]

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Starbucks Launches New Digital Platform to Hong Kong and India

Starbucks Launches New Digital Platform to Hong Kong and India   Seattle, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks offers the largest and most robust mobile ecosystem of any retailer in the world, with more than 12 million Starbucks Rewards™ members, eight million mobile paying customers with one out of three now using Mobile Order […]

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ShopChat Launches World’s 1st Shopping Keyboard; Rakuten Funding

ShopChat Launches World’s First Shopping Keyboard & Raises Funding from Rakuten ShopChat attracts 100,000 beta users by combining two of the most popular mobile activities,chatting and shopping, into a new chat commerce platform, an alternative to struggling shopping bots SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., 2017-Mar-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Message commerce startup ShopChat today emerged from […]

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The Prada Group to host “Shaping a Creative Future” conference focusing on interplay between sustainability and innovation

MILAN, Italy, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Prada Group will launch “Shaping a Creative Future” on Monday 20th  nd Tuesday 21st March in Milan, a conference in partnership with Yale School of Management and Politecnico di Milano School of Management. The event will focus on the interplay between sustainability and innovation, and feature a series of […]

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Rakuten and AirMap teams up to provide Unmanned Traffic Management solutions to drone operators and airspace managers in Japan

Rakuten AirMap, Inc. will open the skies for Japan’s growing drone ecosystem Tokyo, Japan, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc., a leader in internet services and global innovation headquartered in Japan, and AirMap, the world’s leading airspace management platform for drones, today announced the launch of a joint venture, Rakuten AirMap, Inc. The […]

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National Retail Federation and Object Management Group announces new partnership

WASHINGTON, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation and international technology standards consortium Object Management Group today announced that they have formed a new partnership to manage a portion of the functions previously performed by NRF’s Association for Retail Technology Standards division. “This arrangement will allow NRF to focus on ARTS’ core mission […]

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RILA launches Tech Center for Innovation with Accenture

Arlington , VA, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Accenture (ACN: NYSE), today announced the launch of RILA’s (R)Tech Center for Innovation. The new initiative will explore the impact that technologies like artificial intelligence and virtual reality will have on the retail industry and help retailers create innovative […]

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Millennium India Bags Best Partner Award from Honeywell

Chennai, India, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Leading POS technology provider Millennium Soft-Tech India has bagged the “Highest Growth Partner Award for 2016” from the multinational conglomerate  Honeywell India. The award was presented to Millennium India, a pioneer in introducing Point of Sale (POS) technology products in India, at the recently held ‘REIMAGINE 2017 […]

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Fashion needs customers – customers want to be impressed

MUNICH, Germany, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — To survive in the fiercely competitive fashion market, retailers must be able to impress their customers. Customer loyalty has evolved along with technological advancements, products and their prices can be compared at any time, and only businesses who stand out will be able to secure sales and […]

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Diebold Nixdorf to close its manufacturing facility in Gyál, Hungary as part of its transformation program

Company to close Hungary facility, streamlining supply chain operations to support DN2020 business transformation plan NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced plans to close its manufacturing facility located near Budapest in Gyál, Hungary as part of the company’s recently announced DN2020 multiyear business […]

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NCR Corporation recognized for its Commitment to Employee Engagement and Total Rewards Effectiveness

Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Employee Engagement and Total Rewards Effectiveness DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, is proud to have once again earned WorldatWork’s Seal of Distinction, which recognizes companies across North America for their outstanding total rewards portfolio. “Choosing a company to […]

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KiwiTech Announces Strategic Partnership with Blingby

Strategic partnership formed to revolutionize video content delivery and e-commerce Washington DC, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — KiwiTech, LLC, a startup accelerator and technology services company, has announced a strategic partnership with Blingby, an innovative digital advertising and marketing platform. Blingby users watch, buy, book or rent the styles and places that inspire them. […]

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Best Buy Canada announces the return of Geek Squad Academy to offer free hands-on technology classes to kids

Burnaby, BC, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy Canada is proud to announce the return of Geek Squad Academy to Canada for the third year. Geek Squad Academy pairs non-profit organizations and schools with local Geek Squad Agents from Best Buy stores to offer hands-on technology classes, at no charge, to youth aged 10-16 […]

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Lowe’s introduces Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic

Lowe’s introduces Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (March 7, 2017), Lowe’s introduces Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic and the latest iteration of Lowe’s Innovation Labs’ Holoroom experience, their immersive design and visualization tool. Debuting at select store locations […]

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H&M commits to improve livelihoods of workers; joins United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance

As the first global fashion brand, H&M group has joined the United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance to accelerate the transition from cash to digital payments in the supply chain. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today(8 MAR, 2017), many factory workers in the textile supply chain are paid entirely in cash. This […]

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SAI Global launches e-commerce platform based on Intershop’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform

  Digitalization powers easy risk management product search, online purchases, delivery of training and materials Enhances corporate brand presence and customer engagement Facilitates future cross-sell and subscription management services Jena, Germany, Sydney, Australia, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Risk management company, SAI Global has launched an e-commerce platform to enhance its corporate brand presence, […]

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Japan’s component supplier Ibiden commits to 100 percent renewable energy for all of its Apple manufacturing

Japan’s component supplier Ibiden commits to 100 percent renewable energy for all of its Apple manufacturing   Ibiden Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Apple Production Cupertino, California, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Component supplier Ibiden is the first company in Japan to pledge it will power all of its Apple manufacturing with […]

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BRC launches cyber security “toolkit” to prevent and manage cyber security threats

London, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC has today (March 07, 2017) launched a cyber security ‘toolkit’ that will provide retail businesses of all sizes with a practical, step-by-step guide to prevent and manage cyber security threats and protect the customers they serve. The BRC Cyber Security Toolkit, launched in London today by the […]

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NCR showcases omni-channel solution at EuroShop 2017

NCR helps retailers address the most pressing needs in store transformation, unified commerce and digital enablement to implement their omni-channel strategies Duluth, Ga / Dusseldorf, Germany, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, demonstrates at this year’s EuroShop how retailers can dramatically improve sales growth by using the […]

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Office Depot Small Business Index survey revealed most SMBs did not use tax software in 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), the leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions revealed in its latest Small Business Index survey that approximately three-fourths (70 percent) of small business owners (SMBs) indicated they did not use tax software when they filed their taxes in 2016. The […]

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Intershop and MAC-IT Solutions Extend Their Competencies In E-Commerce and Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Connection of Microsoft Dynamics NAV solution for retail and e-commerce offers new solution on Microsoft Azure Cloud Jointly developed integrated solution offers optimal start for customers in digitization strategy Jena, Germany, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG and MAC IT-Solutions GmbH are extending their respective core competencies in the areas of e-commerce […]

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Generation Z Seeks Enhanced Digital Shopping Experience from Retailers

Generation Z Seeks Enhanced Digital Shopping Experience from Retailers   Young consumers seek voice-activated ordering, curated subscriptions and automatic-replenishment shopping models NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailers looking to capture share of wallet and brand loyalty from the next generation of consumers – Gen Z – will need to step up their focus […]

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Defense Commissary Agency to relaunch newly enhanced website this summer

Commissaries.com helps patrons maximize savings FORT LEE, Va., 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — For commissary shoppers such as Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Stuart M. Allison, the Defense Commissary Agency website is a GPS to even greater savings opportunities. “My wife and I don’t step foot into a commissary until we’ve first gone […]

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